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Goodbye Jah Jerry

Goodbye Jah Jerry

Goodbye Jah Jerry

By Benjamin Peronne on Friday, August 17, 2007 - Comment

Original Skatalites' guitarist died on 13th august 2007

Jah Jerry at Studio One 
Jah Jerry (right) at Studio One, january 2006  © unitedreggae.com

Jerome Hinds also known as Jah Jerry died on August 13th 2007 at the age of 86. Born in 1921 in Kingston, he learned guitar with the famous Ernest Ranglin in the 40’s. He made his first recording sessions in the 50’s and took part in ska birth with different bands and producers as Count Boysie, Prince Buster, King Edwards, Coxsone Dodd or Duke Reid. He joined The Skatalites at their beginning with horns Johnny ‘Dizzy’ Moore and Rolando Alphonso.

Jah Jerry's dedicace
Jah Jerry's dedicace, january 2006 (Reggae De People Choice)

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